House Democ­rats’ cam­paign arm adds four can­di­dates to ‘red to blue’ pro­gram as par­ty looks to flip cham­ber

House Democrats’ campaign arm adds four candidates to ‘red to blue’ program as party looks to flip chamber

House Democ­rats‘ cam­paign arm announced on Thurs­day that it is adding four Demo­c­ra­t­ic can­di­dates to its “Red to Blue” pro­gram as the par­ty seeks to retake the House major­i­ty in 2024.
The Demo­c­ra­t­ic Con­gres­sion­al Cam­paign Com­mit­tee added Derek Tran in Cal­i­for­nia, Dave Min in Cal­i­for­nia, Sue Atl­man in New Jer­sey, and Lau­ra Gillen in New York to their list of tar­get­ed seats. Under the pro­gram, they will get pri­or­i­ty assis­tance from the DCCC’s “high­ly com­pet­i­tive and bat­tle-test­ed” ini­tia­tive as they seek to oust GOP incum­bents from their seats or claim a vacant seat in Novem­ber.
All four Democ­rats are run­ning for seats that Pres­i­dent Joe Biden won con­sid­er­ably in 2020, and Tran, Alt­man, and Gillen are up against Repub­li­can mem­bers who only had a 3- to 4‑point advan­tage over their Demo­c­ra­t­ic oppo­nents in 2022.
The addi­tion of the four can­di­dates high­lights that Democ­rats are look­ing to cap­i­tal­ize on Biden’s pop­u­lar­i­ty in the dis­tricts as they work to take back the House from Repub­li­cans, who hold a razor-thin major­i­ty that is grow­ing small­er as the months …